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Information on rail travel and Covid-19

What do travellers need to know? We have summarised the most important information to help you plan a safe and relaxing journey.

Questions and answers



Safe and hygienic travel

The general hygiene guidelines issued by Germany’s Robert Koch Institute are in force on our train and bus services and at our stations. These and other regulations can be found on the website of the Robert Koch Institute (RKI)

Other hygiene recommendations and safety measures from DB

  • Maintain a suitable distance from fellow passengers and DB staff.
  • At stations, we have installed plexiglass panels at our DB Travel Centres and information desks.
  • Our train attendants scan tickets or perform visual checks to confirm validity.

We are in continuous communication with Germany’s interior ministry, national and regional healthcare authorities, and national and regional transport ministries. Whenever the situation regarding public health changes, we are in a position to react with speed and flexibility.

Travel safely: Information about all our hygiene measures and tips for your next journey are available here: Safe travel on Deutsche Bahn’s trains